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10 Stylish Ways to Wear Black Nail Polish

Black nail polish is the perfect compliment for any outfit. They say once you go black you never go back, and when you see these amazing black, nail polish designs you'll definitely understand why!

Black Nail Polish- 10 Stylish designs

1.Black Matte

To be honest, I personally have a love/hate relationship with matte nail polish in general, but I must admit it looks really nice in black. The creative studded elements, intricate patterns, and grey shades takes this design up a notch.

2.Black Stiletto

The only thing cuter than stiletto nails, are stiletto nails painted black and nude. These are super cute thanks to the cool tribal pattern.

3.Black and Gold

If you like to blend in with the crowd, then this over-the-top nail design is NOT for you! With a mixture of burgundy, tribal patterns, gold and silver studs along with diamond stones, you'll definitely turn heads with this intricate display.

4.Black Leopard

I'll go out on a limb and say this person really, really, really loves leopard.  The animalistic vibe, which includes elements of a leopard's face, is further enhanced by the signature black touches throughout.

5.Black Stripes

For the girl who really wants to make a statement there's no better way to do it than with bold black stripes and swirls. We see you girl; we see you!

6.Black Gloss With Gold Tips

Nothing says classy and classic like glossy black nails with gold tips. The pointy stiletto trend gives it a fresh, updated feel and these colors are perfect for any season.

7.Black Polka Dot

A throwback to the 50s but with an updated feel, these polka dot nails are fun and funky!

8.Black Sparkle

Ultra glamorous and over-the-top ala Mariah Carey or Jlo. These sparkely black and silver nails are perfect for a posh affair like a red carpet event or a wedding.

9. Patterned Black

This intricate black and white pattern is both cute and edgy at the same time- a feat not easily accomplished.

10. Classy Black

Ideal for the woman who wants something pretty, but not too girly; this design is the perfect balance. The beautiful floral pattern atop the glossy black makes it perfect for a classy affair.

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27 Nail Hacks Every Woman Should Know

Nail hacks are pretty useful whether you frequent the salon or not. Read on for 27 awesome nail hacks provided by Joanna Medalla, and previously posted to  makeuptutorials.com Read on for more! 1. Remove nail polish stain with whitening toothpaste. Nails look yellowish after removing nail polish and that tint just doesn't look flattering. Good thing there's a simple solution…

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DIY- At Home Pedicure

At home pedicures are much easier than you can imagine, and the best part is that it won't cost you a dime.  Better yet, it's done in the comfort of your own home, so if you're sensitive about people looking at your feet, this is the perfect solution!

How to do your own Pedicure

Sandal season is fast approaching, so it's time to get those toes looking pretty, but why spend money at a fancy salon when a DIY pedicure is more cost effective and convenient ? Just follow these easy steps!
  1. Soak your feet

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First you'll need a basin filled with warm water, add some body wash to the water.  If you plan to do these pedicures on a regular basis, you can purchase a bottle of  foot soak online for 10 bucks or less. Scholl has a refreshing foot soak, along with a variety of options for cracked feet and other skin issues.

2. Scrub feet

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Allow your feet to soak for about 10 minutes then remove one foot from the tub.  Rub some homemade foot scrub on your feet, then use a foot file to scrub away dead skin, and calluses. Repeat this step with the other foot. Follow up by using a pumice stone then rinse feet with clean, warm water.

3.clip toes

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The next step is to clip and clean your toes. You'll need a nail file, nail clipper and an emery board. Cut your toe nails to an appropriate length and shape, then use an emery board to smooth out rough edges.  It's also important to clean out your cuticles; after this step add some cuticle oil, or any other natural oil to moisturize the cuticles.

4.Polish toes

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It's now time for the final piece of the puzzle, applying your nail polish. Add a base coat first, then let dry for a minute or two. Next add the nail polish of your choice, you'll need two coats, but make sure you apply the polish in thin layers. Finish with a clear top coat.

5. Moisturize

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After your nail polish is dry, apply an oil or moisturizer to your feet. There you go, you've officially done your own pedicure and you didn't have to spend a penny!

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